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Orville Wright glider flights - Sepia #2

Date: 1911 | Identifier: 805.1.f
Orville Wright and British aviator Alex Ogilvie make adjustments to 1911 glider in same photo as Cyanotype #5. This photo has inscriptions on front and back which are almost illegible. The rear inscription seems to be, "Orville Wright (left) and Alexander Ogilvie (right) tuning up glider used at Kill Devils Hill NC, on site of the first flight and learning innermost secrets of aeronautics." Kill Devil Hills, N.C. more...